Product Owner


£45,000 - £54,000 Per Annum

Full Time


Birmingham, West Midlands

Project & Analysis

Posted 18 days ago

Expires In 8 Days

Job Description
Product Owner (Permanent)
Hybrid (60% in office)
Role Summary
As a Product Owner, you will play a pivotal role in maximising the value of our transformative initiatives, aimed at delivering high-quality, personalised pathways and services.
Working closely with users and stakeholders, your primary responsibilities include identifying challenges and converting them into meaningful user stories, establishing a clear product vision, and creating roadmaps for the product team to deliver valuable features. In this role, you advocate for the adoption of productisation as a delivery mechanism for the organisation.
Ideal candidates should have significant experience in product ownership, preferably in a Scrum environment. You'll be part of a team on an Agile journey and can benefit from the peer support provided by the Product Owner Guild.

Main Duties
  • Continuously discover evolving user problems.
  • Define and own the product vision, providing direction and focus for the Product Team and stakeholders.
  • Identify and implement performance metrics to measure the product's value.
  • Develop and maintain the product roadmap, adjusting it as user needs change.
  • Cultivate relationships with key stakeholders and users at all levels across the organisation.
  • Manage a product backlog that supports the product's vision.
  • Maintain and refine the product backlog by adding, elaborating, or removing items as needed.
  • Take ownership of the backlog, making prioritisation and key decisions.
  • Represent the product, team, and practice in relevant governance and decision-making groups.
  • Participate in Scrum events, advocating for the needs of users and stakeholders.
Person Specification
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • Ability to deliver practical and professional solutions to challenges.
  • Clear and respectful communication across all levels.
  • Application of critical and holistic thinking to encountered situations.
  • Evidence-driven and empathetic decision-making.
  • Dedication to collaborative and inclusive work methods.
  • Commitment to personal and professional development.
  • Curiosity to explore new approaches and ways of thinking.
  • Confidence to take action in uncertain circumstances.
  • Dedication to delivering excellence.
  • Substantial experience in product ownership or closely related skills.
  • Implementation of improvement activities for user and peer benefit.
  • Involvement in a variety of initiatives, ranging from tactical to strategic.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics, PowerBI, or ServiceNow is advantageous.

Owen Kent


Division 809

Network IT Birmingham

13 Bennetts Hill


West Midlands

B2 5RS

0121 230 9111

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